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  • Linguist submits adversaries on and off duty

    As a light feather-weight Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitor, Senior Airman Tori has competed in numerous tournaments around the United States, attacking her opponents with a barrage of arm bars and triangle chokes. And, believe it or not, the Airman bringing on this flurry of ferocious furor is around five feet tall and barely 120 pounds.
  • 29 years after injury; Pararescuemen gives back to Airmen

    Attached to a SEAL team in 1987, an Airman began what’s was to be a normal parachute training out of a Marine CH-46 helicopter at 13,000 feet. Freefalling around 3,500 feet in the Airman attempted to pull his chute, upon looking up all he saw the sky. The Air Force Pararescue Staff Sgt. woke up in the hospital several days later.
  • 544th ISRG Superintendent Completes 2016 Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa

    After 1,200 miles and four months of preparation, Chief Master Sgt. Julio Flores, 544th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group, superintendent, from Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., joined 140 other Airmen in completing the 2016 [Des Moines] Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa, known as RAGBRAI.
  • Managing summer time risks on and off duty

    Moving trucks are being loaded, the sun is warming pools and vacations are underway and the days are long; but do we have the skills to manage summer time risk?
  • 707th FSS Airman wins at National Physique Committee Baltimore Gladiator Championship

    After 20 weeks of dieting and working out, her hard work and dedication helped paved the way to first place finishes at the 2016 National Physique Committee Baltimore Gladiator Championship. Staff Sgt. Katherine Althoff, 707th Force Support Squadron executive assistant to Joint Military Personnel director, was recently deemed the overall winner in both the Women’s Physique Open and Women’s Physique Armed Forces Category at the NPC Baltimore Gladiator.
  • Prevent injury through mobility, creating ISR culture of movement

    As the Air Force continues to ‘Do more with less,’ we rely on our Airmen to be physically ready at all times. If one airmen is unable to perform their duties or even deploy, it short falls on another causing ever greater unneeded stressors on the squadron. Physical profiles are one of these pitfalls that are inherited from little to no physical activity, Mobility Matters is a program here to help prevent this from happening.